Monthly Archives: March 2016

Crime Reports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 24, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Tip leads to drug arrest
A 50-year-old Ruffin man was taken into custody by the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office on drug charges after visiting a Jefferies Highway nightclub the evening of March 18.
A caller reported that a subject was … Read the rest


Murdaugh has career night against Dolphins | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 24, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Photos by JIM KILLIAN

The War Hawk baseball team earned wins against Battery Creek High School and Holly Hill Academy last week to put them at 6-1 overall and 2-0 in region play.
Against Battery Creek, … Read the rest


Runners, walkers sprint for gold | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 24, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Story and photos by LORI BEARD
loribelljohnson@gmail.com

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Pup Putt raises money for FoCCAS | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 24, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Weller enjoys pirlou offered by Reggie McNeil, left, and Bill Proctor during the Pup Putt held Saturday at Dogwood Hills Golf Course. Winners were Zach Armentrout (38), and Jimmy Hiott and Charlie Armentrout (tie at 39). Longest putt award went … Read the rest


Tomedolskey dials a wake-up call | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 24, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton Prep Baseball B-team lost 6-1 against John Paul II on Monday March 14 in a home game. According to Coach Mark Tomedolskey, a shaky defense behind starting pitcher Carter Smoak contributed to the loss. … Read the rest


Do your part to make sure tomorrow comes | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 24, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

“Just do it!”
Your high school years are some of the best of times, during which you will make memories that will last a lifetime.
Some of the greatest of those memories will be made during this time of year … Read the rest


Temple chosen for new school finance post | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 24, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
Emily Temple will be relocating from the Upstate to the Lowcountry soon.
Colleton County School Superintendent Dr. Franklin Foster informed the school board that Temple has been appointed Colleton County School District’s director of finance during … Read the rest


Magwood captures state title for Cougars | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 24, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County High School Cougar Strength and Conditioning team competed in the SCHSSCA State Tournament on Saturday March 19 at White Knoll High School. Junior David Magwood captured a state championship for CCHS in the … Read the rest


Lady Cougar Soccer sweeps Knights and Gators | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 24, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Photos by JEFFERY MUSGRAVE

The Colleton County Lady Cougar Soccer team defeated Stratford (6-0) and Goose Creek (8-0) this past week, putting them at 5-1 on the season. The Lady Cougar defense has, so far, held … Read the rest


Weathers shuts down Wildcats | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 24, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By ROBERT DRIGGERS
coachdriggers@yahoo.com

The Colleton County JV Softball team sits at 4-2 on the season, following two losses to Summerville and a win over West Ashley this week.
In game one of the series against the Green Wave on … Read the rest


New flood plain insurance rate maps to be explained | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 24, 2016 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

Flood Risk Open House will be held March 28 from 4–7 p.m. at Colleton County Council Chambers, 109 Benson Street. Learn about the newly revised, more accurate preliminary flood insurance rate maps. For more information contact Karen Fenoglietto, floodplain administrator, … Read the rest


Correction | Court Reports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 24, 2016 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

The recently published court reports contained an error. The following should have read:

Matthew A. Wolf, 21, of Walterboro, pled guilty to a charge of failure to stop for a blue light and was ordered to pay a $500 fine.… Read the rest


Neighbor arrested in residential burglary | Crime | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 24, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The neighbor of an unoccupied Peurifoy Road residence that was burglarized earlier this month has been arrested in connection with the incident.
Marshall Glenn Davis, 46, of 85 Peurifoy Road, Walterboro, was arrested by the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office last … Read the rest


CCMS earns 6-5 win over North District | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 24, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Middle School baseball team defeated North District 6-5 on Wednesday March 16.
Thomas Kellam earned the win for the Junior Cougars on the mound. Leading CCMS at the plate were Ben Kennedy and … Read the rest


Pet of the Week | Cabo | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 24, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

CABO is a very handsome buff and white adult cat. He loves to play with *****, and batting around cats on a string. He would very much like a loving, safe home of his own. Cabo is litter box trained … Read the rest


Colleton’s school board fills two posts | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 24, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
Two Colleton County School District administrators are moving into new posts.
During the school board’s March 15 meeting, board members approved School Superintendent Dr. Franklin Foster’s recommendation that Christopher Horvath be named the next director of … Read the rest


Cadets dance the night away | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 24, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The NJROTC unit held its annual military ball last Friday evening in the Cougar Cafe’ at Colleton County High School with its theme being “Diamond Jubilee.”
The evening featured the traditional cake-cutting ceremony by C/Commander Kirsten Linz and her date, … Read the rest


Lady Cougars still searching for first win | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 24, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By ROBERT DRIGGERS
coachdriggers@yahoo.com

The Colleton County High School Lady Cougar softball team is still searching for its first win, following losses to Summerville and West Ashley last week.
On Monday March 14, the Lady Cougars lost 10-0 against the … Read the rest


Registry violation results in jail term | Court | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 24, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Anthony R. Preston, 36, of Round O, pled guilty to a sexual offender registry violation and was sentenced to 366 days in prison when he appeared in Colleton County General Sessions Court this week.

* Matthew A. Wolf, 21, of … Read the rest


Fire destroys Warren Tire Company in Smoaks | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 23, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

A Smoaks business was destroyed in an afternoon fire that spread from a yard debris fire on the afternoon of March 19.
At 6:02 p.m., a caller reported a trash fire had gotten out of control at 664 Buckhead Road … Read the rest


And the filing begins | Election 2016 | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 23, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Colleton County Clerk of Court Patricia Grant didn’t waste any time.
The filing period for candidates running in the June 14 primary election began at noon on March 16. By 12:05 p.m., Grant’s paperwork was completed during a visit to … Read the rest


JV Hawks improve to 5-0 | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 23, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Photos by JIM KILLIAN

The JV War Hawks improved to 5-0 on the season, following their 9-3 win over Ridge Christian. Brad Strickland earned the win, pitching four innings, allowing three runs. Kyle Hooker threw two … Read the rest


Arrest made in carjacking case | Crime | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 23, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
One suspect is in custody and the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office continues its search for the second in connection with a March 10 carjacking.
The original incident was investigated by the Walterboro Police Department.
City police … Read the rest


Two injured in three-vehicle crash | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 23, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Two drivers involved in a Monday morning crash in the 6300 block of Charleston Highway were sent to Colleton Medical Center for treatment.
Monday at 11:13 a.m. the state patrol and Colleton County Fire-Rescue were called to the three-vehicle accident.… Read the rest


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